Politics

  1. Jeb Bush speaks up for immigrants as Republicans flock to conservative confab in Iowa
    Jon Ward

    Jeb Bush speaks up for immigrants as Republicans flock to conservative confab in Iowa

  2. Harry Reid speaks out against Obama’s trade plan
    Meredith Shiner

    Harry Reid speaks out against Obama’s trade plan

  3. Obama won't meet with Netanyahu during controversial U.S. visit
    Olivier Knox

    Obama won't meet with Netanyahu during controversial U.S. visit

  4. Orrin Hatch is the happiest senator in Washington
    Jon Ward

    Orrin Hatch is the happiest senator in Washington

  5. President Obama's SOTU 'sick burn' lights up Twitter
    Dylan Stableford

    President Obama's SOTU 'sick burn' lights up Twitter

  6. Rubio tries to separate from the GOP pack as he mulls White House run
    Meredith Shiner

    Rubio tries to separate from the GOP pack as he mulls White House run

  7. Ruth Bader Ginsburg appears to fall asleep during State of the Union
    Dylan Stableford

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg appears to fall asleep during State of the Union

  8. Obama declares victory, way too late
    Matt Bai

    Obama declares victory, way too late

  9. Some Republicans see areas of common ground in Obama's speech
    Meredith Shiner

    Some Republicans see areas of common ground in Obama's speech

  10. Rand Paul rebuttal: America is 'adrift'
    Liz Goodwin

    Rand Paul rebuttal: America is 'adrift'

  • Boehner says fixing U.S. infrastructure 'critically important'

    The top U.S. House of Representatives Republican said it was "critically important" to improve the country's infrastructure and said Congress is looking at options to pay for repairs, according to an interview aired Sunday night on the CBS program "60 Minutes." House Speaker John Boehner said he…

    Reuters44 mins ago
  • Palin to 2016 Republicans: don't count me out

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An already crowded field of potential candidates for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination needs to make room for one more: Sarah Palin. The former Alaska governor, in Iowa for a gathering of conservative Republicans, told The Washington Post on Friday, "You can…

    Reuters
  • Potential Republican presidential candidates compete for support in Iowa

    By Steve Holland DES MOINES (Reuters) - Potential Republican presidential candidates for 2016 jockeyed for support from conservatives in the early voting state of Iowa on Saturday, and some raised doubts about the prospects for party front runners Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush. Activists attending the…

    Reuters
  • Senior House Republican says housing finance reform 'huge priority'

    A top U.S. Republican lawmaker will revisit a plan to reduce government involvement in the country's housing finance system, and expects Senate colleagues to be receptive to potential changes, according to an interview aired on C-SPAN on Sunday. Congressman Jeb Hensarling, who chairs the House…

    Reuters
  • Middle East roiled by Yemen chaos

    Michael Isikoff, Chief Investigative Correspondent, Yahoo News

    Yahoo News
  • Harry Reid speaks out against Obama’s trade plan

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada on Thursday threw cold water on President Barack Obama’s plans to pursue trade agreements in 2015, one of the few points of bipartisan interest from his State of the Union address earlier this week.

    Yahoo News
  • Obama won't meet with Netanyahu during controversial U.S. visit

    President Barack Obama will not meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his controversial March 3 visit to Washington, the White House announced, saying the trip will be too close to the Israeli elections.

    Yahoo News
  • Orrin Hatch is the happiest senator in Washington

    The longest-serving Republican senator talks about his role as the Senate's bipartisan mediator and his friendship with Elizabeth Warren.

    Yahoo News
  • At GOP Summit, Republicans Turn Fire on Obama, Clinton, and Each Other

    The first conservative showcase of the 2016 cycle is taking place in Iowa today, marking the unofficial start of the presidential cycle. Most of the jabs have been focused directly at President Obama and a Democrat they may be running against -- Hillary Clinton. "You can't have Bush," Trump said,…

    ABC News
  • State Dinner for Obama: an Indian Food Lover's Dream

    The Obamas dined with the president and prime minister of India inside the ornate Rashtrapati Bhavan, lit up by festive lights in honor of Republic Day. Dozens of Indian dancers also performed, wearing intricate and colorful traditional costumes and showcasing five styles of dance for the Obamas. …

    ABC News
  • Boehner's State of Union survival tip: Stare at Obama's head

    WASHINGTON (AP) — How to behave when 30 million Americans give your political nemesis their undivided attention in a televised speech and your job is to sit quietly behind him?

    Associated Press29 mins ago
  • Obama: Counterterrorism operations in Yemen not affected

    NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama defended his counterterrorism strategy in tumultuous Yemen Sunday, saying efforts to root out a dangerous al-Qaida affiliate there would not be affected by the political vacuum in the country.

    Associated Press36 mins ago
  • Belgium sees some room to discuss Greek debt program

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain's Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron predicted that the election victory of Greece's radical left-wing Syriza party would create "economic uncertainty" across Europe, while left-of-center parties welcomed the results as a message that the European Union should change…

    Associated Press45 mins ago
  • Senators: More special ops troops may be needed in Mideast

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two influential senators are calling on President Barack Obama to send more U.S. special ops forces to hotspots around the Middle East.

    Associated Press
  • Obama's EPA breaks pledge to divorce politics from science on toxic chemicals

    To the delight of industry, the EPA is completing fewer chemical assessments than ever before.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Romney's top fundraisers consider bailing

    As the GOP's 2012 presidential nominee considers another bid, Jeb Bush and other 2016 hopefuls try to poach top fundraisers.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Standard and Poor's enforcement falls short

    The SEC levied fines and a one-year ban on credit rating titan S&P but did not address key issues identified in a Center report.

    Center for Public Integrity